Mitie has appointed Pradyumna Pandit to the newly created role of managing director of sustainability and energy services
Pradyumna Pandit, who has over 20 years’ experience in the engineering and technology sector, joins Mitie from Schneider Electric, where he as vice-president of digital energy for UK and Ireland.
The facilities management and professional services company said the hire builds on its net-zero and energy capabilities, as well as its ‘Plan Zero’ commitment to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2025
Prior to this, he worked for the Tata Group and Honeywell Building Solutions, where he held commercial and operational roles for advanced software engineering services, covering the manufacturing and construction sectors.
In his new role, he will be responsible for developing and coordinating all of Mitie’s energy and sustainability services, such as the procurement, control and reduction of energy consumption, decarbonisation of heating and transport components in customers’ premises, and carbon reporting and compliance.
Striving for a clean recovery
Carlo Alloni, Mitie’s managing director of technical services and integrated facilities management, said: “Pradyumna brings a wealth of experience in building optimisation and energy management that will help us stride further towards our sustainability ambitions
“The next decade will be critical, as businesses and governments look to tackle the climate emergency in the wake of a global pandemic.
“By sharing our expertise and supporting the uptake of sustainable solutions, we can support our customers as they strive for a green recovery.”
Pradyumna Pandit said: “As a business with some of the UK’s most ambitious sustainability commitments, I am proud to be joining Mitie as it delivers on its Plan Zero pledge to reach net-zero by 2025.
“By leveraging our expertise and zero-carbon technologies, I look forward to collaborating with customers to achieve their own carbon emissions targets, working together to tackle the climate crisis.”